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For the Health of the New Nation

For the Health of the New Nation: Philadelphia as the Center of American Medical Education, 1746-1868, funded by The Council on Library and Information Resources's (CLIR) Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program provides access to 140,000 pages of lecture tickets, course schedules, theses, dissertations, student notes, faculty lectures notes, commencement addresses, opening addresses, and matriculation records. These documents, curated from the repositories of six Philadelphia ...



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The constitution of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art in German and English. Also included are capital stock certificates of the Academy. Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). Founded by Constantine Hering, William Wesselheoft, Henry Detwiller, and John Romig, and known as Allentown...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, North American Academy...
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The first draft of the constitution and by-laws of the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in German and translated into English. Other documents included are the centennial program of the Academy and an untitled document in German (not translated). Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)....
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education
An address at the opening of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art by Constantine Hering. Included are both German and English translations. Constantine Hering is considered the father of homeopathy in America, founding several schools and organizations devoted to teaching homeopathy, including the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in 1835 and the Hahnemann Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1848. The North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art...
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century,...
Pages 241-320; 345-352. View item in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Medicine, Medical education, Scarlatina, Scarlet fever toxin, Epidemics, Communicable diseases,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Botany, Agriculture, Natural history
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by Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857
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Topics: Medical education, Diseases, Yellow fever, University of Pennsylvania--Faculty, Barton, Benjamin...
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by Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818
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These volumes contain notes from lectures taken and given by Caspar Wistar. Subjects include bones, teeth, amputation, and midwifery. View in APS Digital Library!
Topics: Anatomy--Study and teaching, Medical education, Medicine, Medicine--Study and teaching,...
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by Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857
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Topics: Medical sciences, Human anatomy, Human skeleton, Musculoskeletal system, Thoracic vertebrae,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Bogen, John Henry
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Topics: Dysentery, Medicine, Medical education, Intestines--Diseases, Fever, Surgery, Dissection, Cholera,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Zoology, Natural history
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by LeMoyne, Francis Julius, 1798-1879
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Volume 1 of an incomplete set of lecture notes on Philip Syng Physick's surgery lectures, taken by F. Julis LeMoyne. Topics include: diseases, wounds to the face, sutures, bandages, and fractures. Includes index.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837,...
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by Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815
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Topics: Medicine, Medical education, Rheumatism, Toothache, Gout, Exanthemata, Smallpox, Chickenpox,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Chemistry, Physics, Mineralogy, Natural history
First of two volumes of lecture notes taken by Wilmer Worthington at the University of Pennsylvania on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
This autobiography is separated into eight volumes. The autobiography relates Rush's experiences in college and medical school; his meetings with notable doctors; his life in Scotland, England, and France; his medical views; the military and politics during the Revolutionary War; and brief sketches of personalities of that period. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Medicine--United States--History--18th century, Philadelphia (Pa.)--Politics and government--18th...
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by Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857
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Topics: Medical sciences, Physical diagnosis, Fever, Heat, Pulse, Inflammation, Pathology, Medicine and...
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by Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Coll. 271, Item 5. 1785. Item 8 is a handwritten manuscript, in an unknown hand, of Dr. Physick's valedictory address delivered to the class of 1785 at the University of Pennsylvania. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
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One volume (211 pages) of notes on nineteen lectures given by Nathaniel Chapman in 1822 on the physiological aspects of generation, digestion, absorption, blood, respiration, circulation, nutrition, secretion, and sensation.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
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by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Trees, Shrubs, Natural history
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For the Health of the New Nation
by Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
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Topics: Chemistry, Chemists--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Medical education, Charity, Lectures and...
First of three volumes of notes taken by Marcus Killegas Kuhl on the materia medica lectures of Adam W. Kuhn in 1790. Marcus Hillegas Kuhl is listed among University of Pensylvania graduates as having received his A.B. in 1789 and A.M. in 1792. Topics include aromatics, astringents, the use of cold baths as a medical treatment, herbal and vegetable medicine, anti-spasmodics, sialogogues (used to increase saliva production), stimulants, and medicinal tonics.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817, Cholinergic...
First of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
This autobiography is separated into eight volumes. The autobiography relates Rush's experiences in college and medical school; his meetings with notable doctors; his life in Scotland, England, and France; his medical views; the military and politics during the Revolutionary War; and brief sketches of personalities of that period. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Medicine--United States--History--18th century, Philadelphia (Pa.)--Politics and government--18th...
Manuscript of what appears to be second volume of a transcription of Chapman's lectures on the practice of medicine. Inscribed on front flyleaf: "Isaac Norris Jr. 2.3.53" and pasted on same page: newspaper clipping, headed "Transfusion of the blood, " with inscription beneath: "Evg. Bulletin, Feb. 8, 1851, G.P. Norris."
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853, Blood...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Horner, William E. (William Edmonds), d1793-1853
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One volume (457 leaves) on notes on the physiology lectures of Benjamin Rush delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Topics cover visiting the sick, the pulse, animal heat, motion, respiration, circulation, the nervous system, sensation, muscles and tendons, sympathy, senses, operations and pleasures of the human mind, digestion, lymphatic system, glands, excretions, nutrition, peculiarities of the sexes, and generation.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Physiology
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Manuscript book of lectures given by William Cullen and used by Benjamin Rush and his son, James. Volume 4 of 4. Benjamin Rush studied medicine under William Cullen, and began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. He became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Coll. 271, Item 7. 1785. Item 8 is a handwritten manuscript, in an unknown hand, of Dr. Physick's valedictory address delivered to the class of 1785 at the University of Pennsylvania. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: University of Pennsylvania--School of Medicine--19th century, University of Pennsylvania--School of...
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by Longshore, Thomas E.
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A letter from Thomas E. Longshore to his family. Longshore mentions "the female college" (Female Medical College of Pennsylvania) receiving its charter and his brother (Joseph S. Longshore) is to be elected professor of midwifery and diseases of women and children. Included is a transcript of the letter. Thomas E. Longshore was a Quaker, school teacher, writer, and reformer who supported education, women's rights, and the abolitionist movement. He was the brother of Joseph S....
Topics: Medical colleges--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Longshore, J. S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879, Female...
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by Geiger, Theodore S.
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Indigestion, Maryland, Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic...
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by Burpee, J. A. (John A.)
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
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by Meyer, Friedrich Detlef
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Yellow fever, Diseases, Medicine, Perspiration,...
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 16.1. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Yellow fever
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by Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818
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These volumes contain notes from lectures taken and given by Caspar Wistar. Subjects include bones, teeth, amputation, and midwifery. View in APS Digital Library!
Topics: Anatomy--Study and teaching, Medical education, Medicine, Medicine -- Study and teaching,...
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by Alison, F. (Francis Alison, Jr.), 1751-1813
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First of two volumes of notes taken by F. Alison on the chemistry lectures of Benjamin Rush. Francis Alison, Jr. graduated with a B.A. 1770, and a B.M. 1771, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is listed among Rush's students for 1769-1770, but not for 1770-1771. This set of notes (26 lectures, concluding June 27, 1771) is incomplete, by comparison with the 1770 Syllabus. It covers all of Part I (Introduction, and Sections on: 1. Heat; 2. Mixture; and 3. Chemical apparatus), but not all of...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813,...
First of three volumes of lecture notes by an unidentified note-taker from Benjamin Rush's course on the institutes and practice of medicine. Topics include pathology and physiology of circulation, the nervous system, the mind, and the digestive system.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869
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Second of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
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by Lippe, Adolph von
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Administrative correspondence and documents collected or authored by Adolph Lippe regarding the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. The bulk of the correspondence is from Adolph Lippe to Henry Keene. Much of the correspondence concerns faculty nominations, acceptances, and resignations, due to faculty disagreements which ultimately led to the creation of a rival school in 1867. There is considerable mention of the "rebels" meant to describe faculty of the opposing school,...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of James Rush with notes for an introductory lecture preceeding the recitation of Dr. Benjamin Rush’s lectures on the institutes and practice of medicine. James Rush, son of Dr. Benjamin Rush, was a practicing physician, medical scholar, and lecturer. He often read the elder Rush’s lectures to his own students, and took over the family practice after his father’s death in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
Second of two volumes of notes taken by an unidentified student on the materia medica lectures of Benjamin Smith Barton, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania from 1808-1809.Lecture topics include astringents, tonics, stimulants, narcotics, emetics, cathartics, diuretics, antilithics, anthelmintics, emmenagogues, blisters, and their therapeutic use in the treatment of various diseases.Each volume is indexed at end.
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One volume of notes on lectures on the practice of medicine, delivered by Benjamin S. Barton at the University of Pennsylvania, in either the 1813-14 or 1814-15 session.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815,...
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 33.11 Pt 1. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Lactucarium., Lettuce
Second of an incomplete set of lecture notes on the materia medica lectures of Samuel Jackson, along with Jackson's lectures about the stethoscope. Inscribed on p. 350, "This case I saw; R.R. Dorsey"; "Dorsey" also inscribed repeatedly on flyleaves. Also inscribed on flyleaves, "Richard Maris - 1835."
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Jackson, Samuel, 1787-1872, Dorsey,...
Register book of all matriculated students at Jefferson Medical College from 1828-1838. Includes student's name, age, home state, and preceptor.
Topics: Medical education, Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Matriculation
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 51.9 Pt 1. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Surgical diseases.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notes by Benjamin Rush regarding the announcement of lectures not affiliated with the University. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Howe, Herbert M. (Herbert Marshall), 1844-1916
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One volume of notes on the lectures of William Pepper on the practice of medicine, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania, beginning on 13 October 1863. Notebook is interleaved with additional lecture notes written on consecutive interleaved pages.
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by Kitchen, Jr., James L.
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A notebook belonging to James L. Kitchen while studying at the Collège de France. The notebook contains notes from lectures by Rene Laennec and Francois Broussais, and are written in French. James L. Kitchen graduated from the University of Pennsylvania College of Medicine in 1822. After studying medicine in Europe, he came back to Philadelphia in 1824 and became a prominent physician and homeopath. Kitchen played a large role in helping establish the Homeopathic Medical College of...
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Paris (France), Collège de France
One volume of notes taken by Samuel Betton on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin S. Barton at the University of Pennsylvania from 1803-1804.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815,...
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Letter from John Young to [George] Escol Sellers concerning judgement in a legal case and a medical doctor's "animal magnitism" treatments.  View in the APS Digital Library!
Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Animal magnetism, Medicine, Law, Philadelphia (Pa.),...
One volume of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Joseph Parrish, taken by William Ashmead. Topics include: inflammation; necrosis; concussions; hernias; diseases and injuries of the spine; and wounds of the cornea.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Parrish, Joseph, 1779-1840, General...
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
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by Haeseler, Henry Augustus
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
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by Smith, George B. (George Buckingham)
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on diseases of the reproductive organs, such as impotence and masturbation. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Reproductive organs -- Diseases., Impotence., Masturbation., Pennsylvania --...
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by Semple, John Tyler
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 14.5. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Rabies.
First of five volumes of notes on materia medica and pharmacy lectures delivered by George Bacon Wood in 1837. Topics covered include astringents, tonics, bitters, aromatics, stimulants, narcotics, sedatives, mercury, emetics, and cathartics.
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by Green, George
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The contents of this commonplace book of George Green, Sr., divide naturally into three series: medical lecture notes and examination questions, many from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817-1820; copies or drafts of personal correspondence, 1824 and undated; and poetry, literary sentences, and miscellaneous writings, 1858-1860 and undated.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Dorsey, John Syng, Parrish, Joseph,...
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by Morse, Calvin E. (Calvin Emory)
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Liver, Massachusetts, Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic Medical...
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by Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania
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Bound minute book containing detailed record of the deliberations of, and resolutions adopted at, stated and special meetings of the faculty of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. The College was founded in 1848 to provide standardized training in the emerging system of medicine called homeopathy. In 1869 the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann Medical College (founded in 1867) merged to create a new institution called Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia.
Topics: Homeopathy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Medical education, Medical...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of James Rush with notes for an introductory lecture preceeding the recitation of Dr. Benjamin Rush’s lectures. James Rush, son of Dr. Benjamin Rush, was a practicing physician, medical scholar, and lecturer. He often read the elder Rush’s lectures to his own students, and took over the family practice after his father’s death in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.